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's reaction to president obama's re-election. we'll tell you how the business community is feeling about four more years. we know how stephen colbert feels. he's not taking it well. that clip later in the show. >>> first let's get to the news here at 30 rock in new york city. for obvious reasons we were locked in on the presidential election for the last couple days. hundreds of thousands of americans remained during that time without power during an unseasonably cold spell in the northeast. yesterday, to add to the damage left by hurricane sandy, a nor'easter blew through the east coast dumping snow and rain on a region that's barely begun to dig out from sandy. there are new pictures from staten island. several inches of wet snow are threatening to topple already weakened trees. power was knocked out to some 60,000 homes in new york and new jersey overnight, many of which had just seen service restored after more and a week in the dark. passenger trains grind to a halt and at least 1300 flights kept at the gates of airports. we'll have a live report from one of the areas hit hardest by the
questions about the 2016 presidential race. 2016, folks, the election just ended. take a break. we'll show you stephen's rant coming up later in the show. >>> first to the news right here at 30 rock in new york city and we begin with a looming showdown over the so-called fiscal cliff. the white house is showing its cards and sending a message ahead of the president's face-to-face meeting with republican congressional leaders. it'll take place on friday. president obama plans to open negotiations by calling for $1.6 trillion in additional tax revenue over the next decade. that amount is likely far more than republicans would be willing to accept and double the amount that speaker boehner had offered the president during their debt negotiations last year. today, the president is scheduled to meet with ceos from a dozen companies among them general electric, ford and ibm. they'll discuss ways to work together and try to find a balanced approach to reducing the deficit. during a closed door meeting yesterday with union leaders and liberal supporters, president obama reportedly vowed that he wo
to be answered. >> it appears that they're saying the fbi didn't realize until election day that general petraeus was involved. just doesn't add up. >> reporter: several of petraeus' former aides say broadwell had too much access to the general. she hasn't been shy about sharing details about her relationship with petraeus. and their shared interest in running. >> it ended up being kind of a test for both of us, since we both ran pretty quickly. but that was a foundation of our relationship. >> that was kristen welker reporting. nbc news has reached out to general petraeus, and paula broadwell and jill kelly. he was to testify about the attack in benghazi. now, mike morrell is expected to testify in his place. andrea mitchell who broke this story late last week will join us later on on "morning joe." >>> as congress returns tomorrow, members will be confronted with a looming showdown over the deficit and how to avoid the fiscal cliff, the year-end deadline that will trigger tax increases and staggering spending cuts if congress files act. according to "the wall street journal," the white house is
. today, president obama will make his first post-election address. he'll discuss the so-called fiscal cliff and what needs to be done to avoid the january 1st deadline that would trigger a combination of tax cuts and deep spending cuts. tax increases, i should say. the president not expected to put forward a specific plan yet, but he will call on politicians from both parties to get together to tackle the nation's fiscal trouble. this is a new report from the congressional budget office, warns that a fiscal cliff would, in the short term, drive the u.s. economy back into recession and push the unemployment rate up to 9.1% by the end of the fourth quarter next year. the report also projects that after the initial shock, growth would return and the unemployment rate would shrink to 5.5%, but not until 2018. house speaker john boehner yesterday remained steadfast in his position on raising taxes. >> i remain optimistic we're going to be able to find common ground avoid this fiscal cliff and find a way to work together. >> by when? january 1st? >> i would hope so. >> the president is talk
obama and his first post election news conference yesterday fired back in sharp terms. >> let me say specifically about susan rice, she has done xr exemplary work. she has represented the united states and our interests in the united nations with skill and professionalism and toughness and grace. if senator mccain and senator graham and others want to go after somebody, they should go after me. and i'm happy to have that discussion with them. but for them to go after the u.n. ambassador who had nothing to do with benghazi and was simply making a presentation based on intelligence she had received and to besmir much her reputation is outrageous. >> the republican senators were quick to respond. lindsey graham went on twitter and wrote the following. he said, "mr. president, don't think for one minute i don't hold you ultimately responsible for benghazi." senator mccain took his rebuttal to the senate floor. >> we believe whoever it is must be held responsible, i say, to the president of the united states. most importantly, the president of the united states who is commander in chief.
should control the deficit. labor leaders help president obama win re-election and they are expected to make a hard push that any deals keep entitlement programs intact. >>> there is a major shakeup at a tech giant this morning. the head of microsoft is leaving the company. let's take an early look at the markets with geoff cutmore in london. >>> good morning to you. well, yes, 23-year veteran of microsoft, steven sinofsky is gone. and there are questions now as to why because he presided over the launch of windows 8 and the new surface tablet. everything seemed to be going fine. they've now talked about, in some of the blogs, perhaps there was an abrasive management style with some of the other executives. just rubbed some people up the wrong way. also talk that steve baumer is consolidating his grip on the business and steven sinofsky was talked about at one time as a potential ceo for the business. >>> one other story i want to focus on, i don't know how you guys do your thanksgiving dinner, increasingly the big box retailers hope will you have your meal and then go shopping. 8:00
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